Arts briefs

Jaimie Isaac artist talk

Head down to Gallery 1C03, located in the University of Winnipeg’s Centennial Hall, on Jan. 18 at 2:30 p.m. for an artist talk by Jaimie Isaac. Isaac will discuss her solo exhibition, Brings to Light, creative practice and learning Anishinaabemowin.

Afternoon screenings at Plug-In

This Saturday, Jan. 14, the Plug-In Institute of Contemporary Art (460 Portage Ave.) will screen Brazilian artist Cao Guimarãe’s film O fim do sem fim. The 92-minute documentary chronicles the film crew’s exploration of professions and crafts nearing extinction. Catch the film at 12:45 p.m., 1:15 p.m. or 3:45 p.m.

Exploring grief through art

Located at Canadian Mennonite University, the MHC Gallery’s forthcoming exhibition delves into one of the most complicated yet universal experiences: grief. Grief and Grievance: Sites of Change features the work of interdisciplinary artists Barb Bottle and Briony Haig. An opening event is set to take place on Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m., and the exhibit will run until March 4.

Ringing in the Lunar New Year

A blend of Mandarin and English will compose the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s Lunar New Year performance on Jan. 14. Assistant conductor Naomi Woo will conduct the orchestra’s welcoming of the Lunar New Year, known as Spring Festival. A world-premiere composition by Chinese-Canadian composer Chan Ka Nin is not to be missed. Purchase tickets via

Unearthing @ aceartinc.

A new group exhibition is coming to aceartinc. (206 Princess St.) on Jan. 13. Unearthing runs until Jan. 27 and features work by Kelly Campbell, Yolanda Paulsen, Lane Delmonico Gibson, Kristiane Church, Chrystal Grey, Lindsay Inglis, Brenda Stuart, Cathy Woods, Lisa Walter and Aitkaterini Zegeye-Gebrahiwot. A free opening reception with the artists present is scheduled for Jan. 13 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Tickets on sale for Canadian Jazz Summit

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Canadian Jazz Summit, hosted at the University of Manitoba on Feb. 10 and 11. A range of workshops will be offered, from Finding Your Voice in Jazz Standards with Erin Propp to Mental Skills For Performance with Marika Galea. The program will close with a concert featuring the music of Bryn Robertson on the evening of Feb. 11. Student tickets are $25, and general tickets are $40 or $25 for the concert only. Reserve them at

Published in Volume 77, Number 14 of The Uniter (January 12, 2023)

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